Eating Habits and The Married Man.

You can find me lurking in one of the following locations during my days off.

Bamiyan
Bamiyan

Bamiyan offers a nice range of Chinese looking food and has a decent drink bar. My standard order is:

  • Fried rice or Mabodofu – Sometimes both.
  • Fried Chicken Bits.
  • The deep fried bread covered in honey, or Hachimitsu age pan (蜂蜜揚げパン), is outstanding.

Saizeriya

New Saizeriya

Cheap, filling, and generally palatable Saizeriya serves as our “Monday Date” place. Last monday, we spent a whooping 1300¥, or about USD 11.59, on two orders of Doria, one mini-cheese pizza, and one foccia. Oh, and 120¥ on the drink bar. Not a bad deal. Out of all the places I visit, Saizeriya has food I can actually eat – plenty of non-fish dishes. Without fail, I still limit myself to the:

  • Milano Fu Doria.
  • Mini-cheese pizza.
  • Spicy fried chicken.
  • Garlic toast.

Bashamichi

Bashamichi

Bashamichi = Saizeriya on steroids. Order:

  • Peperoncino.
  • Cheese pizza.
  • Fried Chicken.

Coco’s

Coco's

Coco’s revolving door menu keeps me off balance. My technique is to hit Coco’s when they are in the Curry phase. During other non-curry seasons, I just find something that looks familiar and hope it isn’t too bland.

Starbucks

Jusco SB

This particular Starbuck’s is my Sunday and Monday hangout. The first table on the left hand side knows me well. Starbucks only offers three beverages worth speaking of:

  1. Cafe Mocha
  2. Chai.
  3. Hot Chocolate

No use arguing with me. “It’s turtles, turtles, turtles all the way.”

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2 Comments so far

  1. Michael(tm) Smith (unregistered) on November 11th, 2005 @ 1:19 pm

    Saizeriya has decent wine for outrageously cheap prices. I think you can buy wine by the glass there for 90 yen. And you can get a decent bottle for 1800 yen. The lighting sucks, though. And I think I would classify the food as “generally edible” instead of “generally palatable”. Still, it stays open all night and you really can’t beat the prices.


  2. D.L.A. (unregistered) on November 11th, 2005 @ 11:09 pm

    Wait, the Saizeriya in your part of town stays open all night? You need to come out to the country and experience the 10:00 PM closing time.



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